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3 Ways Donald Trump’s Climate Approach Is A US Economic Disaster

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan To be fair, we don’t yet know what Donald Trump’s precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a “great deal” to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from the out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not […]

February 12th

Tesla & SolarCity Shareholders Get Green Light From Top Independent Evaluator

Originally published on EV Obsession. The prominent advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has given its recommendation to support Tesla’s $2.3 billion SolarCity acquisition/merger, telling shareholders that Tesla would be able to bridge the funding gap with SolarCity, and also that the acquisition was an important step in the firm’s path to becoming an integrated sustainable […]

November 7th

Original: Tesla & SolarCity’s New Solar Shingles

Originally published on CleanTechnica. By Susanna Schick Last night, on a back lot at Universal Studios, Tesla unveiled the most promising facet of its impending merger with SolarCity — solar shingles as chic and efficient as their cars. These were paired with new Powerwall home batteries that have double the energy density of Tesla’s first Powerwall product. (You can watch the full video […]

October 29th

Solar Panels In Hawaii — Hawaii Solar Companies, Solar Tax Credit & incentives, Solar Costs …

Originally published on Cost of Solar. Looking at the map, Hawaii appears to be an ideal solar market. Every sun-worshipper on Earth knows the value of a Hawaiian vacation for its fabulous solar insolation. High electricity prices due to the huge costs of importing fossil-fuel-based energy resources make renewables like solar and wind power a […]

October 24th

Solar Panels Save Water In Many Ways Says SolarCity

We don’t often think about water and electricity together, but there is a direct and important link between them. Traditional electric power plants use vast amounts of water to cool themselves. In fact, the US Geological Survey says power plants in the United States were responsible for 45% of total water withdrawals in 2010.

September 13th